The emaciated body of a Staffy puppy has been found in a tiny crate on the side of a road near Doncaster Sheffield Airport.  


The eight month old dog was surrounded by rotting human food which had clearly been pushed through the bars or thrown into the crate including bread, chips, chicken nuggets and meatballs.


He was found by a cyclist on a grass verge on High Common Lane, Austerfield, Doncaster at 12.35pm yesterday (Thursday 26 October).

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The RSPCA is renewing pleas for people to come forward after a dog’s body with a bag of cement around his neck was pulled out of a canal in Bootle.

The animal welfare charity issued an appeal for information after the body was found in a canal in Litherland Road on Saturday, 6 May. Tied around the dog’s neck with blue rope was a Head rucksack which was filled with the bags of cement.

Despite media coverage, no one came … Continue reading…

In the 700 days Bia has been in the RSPCA’s care, she has seen hundreds of dogs come and go – but the friendly Staffordshire bull terrier is still looking for someone to adopt her as their own.

Three-year-old Bia arrived in the RSPCA’s care in 2014 as a puppy after she was found in a severely neglected state in a back garden.

Now she is at the RSPCA’s Blackberry Farm animal centre, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, where staff have tried … Continue reading…

Teisha is desperately searching for a new family to take her in after losing the last member of her own family.


Teisha’s story is a sad one. And she’s been waiting for 18 months for her happy ending.


The 10-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier (pictured right) arrived at the RSPCA’s Bridlington, Driffield & District branch in July 2014 with her brother, Bracken.


They were taken in by the charity after their former owner, who was working increasingly long … Continue reading…


Ziggy, the dog shot with a crossbow who warmed the hearts of the public, is on the road to recovery after narrowly escaping with his life.

The two-year-old Staffy was found with the 20 inch carbon fibre bolt going through his head a week ago today (Wednesday, 22 October) in remote woods near Wansford, Peterborough.

It was touch-and-go during the delicate operation to remove the bolt but vets were able to “slowly-slowly”  pull it out. Incredibly, it had deflected … Continue reading…